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Cost effective combined axial fan and throttling valve control of ventilation rate. / Taylor, C. James; Leigh, P.; Chotai, Arun; Young, Peter C.; Vranken, E.; Berckmans, D.

In: IEE Proceedings - Control Theory and Applications, Vol. 151, No. 5, 09.2004, p. 577-584.

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Taylor, CJ, Leigh, P, Chotai, A, Young, PC, Vranken, E & Berckmans, D 2004, 'Cost effective combined axial fan and throttling valve control of ventilation rate', IEE Proceedings - Control Theory and Applications, vol. 151, no. 5, pp. 577-584. https://doi.org/10.1049/ip-cta:20040753

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Taylor, C. J., Leigh, P., Chotai, A., Young, P. C., Vranken, E., & Berckmans, D. (2004). Cost effective combined axial fan and throttling valve control of ventilation rate. IEE Proceedings - Control Theory and Applications, 151(5), 577-584. https://doi.org/10.1049/ip-cta:20040753

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Taylor CJ, Leigh P, Chotai A, Young PC, Vranken E, Berckmans D. Cost effective combined axial fan and throttling valve control of ventilation rate. IEE Proceedings - Control Theory and Applications. 2004 Sep;151(5):577-584. https://doi.org/10.1049/ip-cta:20040753

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Taylor, C. James ; Leigh, P. ; Chotai, Arun ; Young, Peter C. ; Vranken, E. ; Berckmans, D. / Cost effective combined axial fan and throttling valve control of ventilation rate. In: IEE Proceedings - Control Theory and Applications. 2004 ; Vol. 151, No. 5. pp. 577-584.

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